Mandalay lies on the east bank of the Ayeyarwaddy River where is the upper part of Myanmar. Mandalay has the well sophisticated Royal Palace of the last Konbaung Dynasty; and Mandalay obviously inherits important cultural heritage from the ancient Myanmar and its history.
Today, Mandalay is the economic hub of upper class Burma and considered the center of Burmese culture. Mandalay Hill, 230 meters in elevation, reflects a magnificent view of the city and its surroundings. Mandalay is known for the place for Myanmar’s tradition and heritage. There are many arts and crafts and the techniques delivered from the last century.
It is an eye opening experience to visit Mandalay, the second largest city in Myanmar, to experience the balanced co-existence of traditional life style and modern life style in Myanmar.